ERIC Number: ED338111
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Integrating Language and Content Instruction: Strategies and Techniques.
Short, Deborah J.
Three principal factors that apply equally to language and content teachers are the focus on an integrated approach to teaching limited English proficient (LEP) students in grades 6 through 12. They are: (1) the use of multiple media; (2) the enhancement of students' thinking skills; and (3) student-centered organization of instruction. Strategies and techniques are described for preparing for the integrated approach, helping the LEP student adjust to the classroom, adjusting teaching style, teaching multilevel classes, motivating students and providing background knowledge, adapting traditional ESL techniques to the content classroom, meeting the students' cognitive academic needs, and checking student comprehension of the content. Suggestions are offered for developing lesson plans, including a lesson plan format and sample lessons. Contains 8 references. (LB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Washington, DC.